Mission:

Ensuring children receive the opportunities and support needed to enter school ready to succeed.

Initiatives

Early Literacy:  Supporting early literacy development in our region through Imagination Library, Juntos Aprendemos and UPSTART online preschool.

Developmental Screening: Developing and refining closed loop referral system for developmental screenings, ensuring earlier detection and intervention for children.

Quality Pre-K Environments: Reducing disparities in kindergarten readiness by expanding and enhancing early learning provider training opportunities and increasing communication between Pre-K and K-12 education professionals.

Coordinated Home Visiting:  Expanded coordination and enhancement of home visiting systems by increasing training opportunities for home visitors and eliminating service duplication.

Better Together

Working together to increase the number of students graduating from high school, continuing their education & training after high school, and ultimately beginning work in a career they find meaningful.